Dump the Pump Day encourages riders to use public transit - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Dump the Pump Day encourages riders to use public transit

File photo. File photo.
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

With unpredictable gas prices in Ohio, Metro is spreading the word about the benefits of leaving your car behind and using public transportation.

National Dump the Pump Day, which encourages people to ride public transit and save money on gas, is June 19. Metro has activities planned throughout June in appreciation of current riders and to convince new riders to try it out.

Metro representatives will be giving away prizes on the following dates from 6-8 a.m.:
 

  • Tuesday, June 10, Meijer - Colerain Township, 3711 Stone Creek Blvd.
  • Thursday, June 12, Meijer - Mason, 3911 W Sr 22-3
  • Tuesday, June 17, Meijer - West Chester, 7390 Tylersville Rd.
  • Wednesday, June 18, Forest Park & Ride,1160 Kemper Meadow
  • Thursday, June 19, Anderson Ctr. Station, 7832 Five Mile


The company will also pass out free rides to anyone who is a new rider from noon to 1 p.m. Jun e 20 at Government Square on Fifth Street.

National Dump the Pump Day is sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).

Additional information is available at www.apta.com.

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-24 15:35:23 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:48 PM EST2018-02-24 21:48:50 GMT
    The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

    Full Story >

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

    Full Story >
  • Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal'

    Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal'

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:15 AM EST2018-02-24 06:15:31 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:47 PM EST2018-02-24 21:47:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 22, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rig...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 22, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rig...
    President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures.Full Story >
  • Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-02-24 06:05:06 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:47 PM EST2018-02-24 21:47:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...
    Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.Full Story >
    Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.Full Story >
Powered by Frankly